Randy Furst

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-7382
Randy Furst covers the U.S. District Court in Minnesota for the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Randy Furst

Toyota attorneys seek holes in acceleration case

Defense attorney says Koua Fong Lee changed his story.

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 09:36 AM

Tears flow at Toyota trial as survivor's story is told

Judge instructs jury not to consider Koua Fong Lee's prison term or Toyota's recalls of vehicles because of sudden acceleration.

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 11:01 PM

Minnesotan charged in coup attempt in Gambia

A Brooklyn Park man is charged in a failed plan to overthrow the head of his West African homeland.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 10:50 PM

Speculation mounts over who will succeed Federal Judge Michael Davis

Deadline to submit résumés is Jan. 9. Associate Supreme Court Justice Wilhelmina Wright, above, is likely to be one of the finalists.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 11:18 PM

City of Minneapolis, 81-year-old landlord battle in court

City, retired housing inspector are in court yet again over violations.

Updated: January 01, 2015, - 08:23 PM

Norway violated equal-pay law, judge says

Judge finds consulate employee was unjustly paid $30,000 less than her male counterpart.

Updated: January 01, 2015, - 01:12 PM

Minnesota's first federal judge kept St. Peter from becoming state capital

OK, class, who was Minnesota’s first federal judge?He was Rensselaer Nelson, and if you didn’t know, it’s not surprising. In...

Updated: December 31, 2014, - 07:06 PM

U.S. Judge Michael Davis to step down and become senior judge

The first black federal judge in Minnesota, Davis urges senators to continue advancing diversity’s cause.

Updated: December 30, 2014, - 08:25 PM

Former employees accuse Hertz of harassment and discrimination in Minnesota lawsuit

Six former employees allege harassment and retaliatory firings over their religious practices.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 09:58 AM

Minneapolis suspect in phone thefts is ordered held as flight risk, public danger

Prosecutors say he would hole up in vacant stores, break into businesses next door, and sell the stolen phones to an international criminal cartel.

Updated: December 23, 2014, - 11:30 PM

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